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UAPB preparing for orchestra performance

Apr 17, 2015 5:04pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Music Department is preparing for a Founder’s Celebration concert featuring the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra.

The concert will be held at 7 p.m....

Election officials to meet April 22

Apr 17, 2015 5:04pm

The Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 Main St.

The agenda includes certifying the...


Huckabee ready for Hillary

Apr 17, 2015 5:04pm

WASHINGTON — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee sat down with about a dozen reporters Friday afternoon to make his case as a the most viable Republican to square off against Hillary Clinton in...

New housing crisis - Soaring rents drain household budgets for millions of working people

Apr 17, 2015 5:04pm

Renting a place to live has long been a temporary step toward homeownership or a permanent part of living on a tight budget.

When people would sit down to work out a budget, devoting 25 or...


Zebras lend a hand

Apr 17, 2015 3:04pm

Members of the Pine Bluff High football team assist players in a Pine Bluff Little League Challenger baseball game Thursday night at Ed Brown Field. The Challenger Division is Little League’s...

UAPB events to feature health education activities

Apr 17, 2015 2:04pm

The 1890 Day Wellness Walk/Run and Health Fair, hosted by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, will feature a walk/run, line dancing, Zumba classes, health screenings and educational sessions...

Witnesses say PB man thrown off apartment complex balcony

Apr 17, 2015 2:04pm

A Pine Bluff man was taken Thursday night to Jefferson Regional Medical Center after he was allegedly thrown off the balcony at the Lake View Apartments at 519 W. Barraque St.



Police identify suspect in Cricket robbery

Apr 17, 2015 1:04pm

Pine Bluff police have identified one of two men accused of robbing the Cricket store in the Jefferson Square Shopping Center on April 8.

Jarmal Kelly, 21, has been in jail since being...


Driving 101: State police, district court team up for class on driver’s license test

Apr 17, 2015 1:04pm

The Arkansas State Police teamed up with Jefferson County District Court on Wednesday to offer a class on how to take and pass the Arkansas driver’s license test.

“We want everybody to have...


Bond set in alleged assault, threat incident

Apr 17, 2015 1:04pm

A $10,000 bond was set Friday for a man who allegedly pointed a knife at a woman and threatened her.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond after ruling prosecutors had...